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in the fullness of time

Definition of in the fullness of time in English:

After a due length of time has elapsed; eventually: he’ll tell us in the fullness of time
More example sentences
  • The Wilson Committee considered that in the fullness of time all such records would eventually find their way into the public domain.
  • The general public has both of these nice properties, so any gizmo that's useful to the general public will, in the fullness of time and technological development, become relatively cheap and easy to use.
  • Because it was likely that, in the fullness of time, the lads may want to marry and take a small farm of their own, Walter and Kate saved hard so that when the time came they could say: ‘We'd like to be able to help t'lads get a start’.
Synonyms
in due course, when the time is ripe, eventually, in time, in time to come, at a later date, one day, some day, sooner or later, in a while, after a while, after a bit, ultimately, finally, in the end
British informal at the end of the day
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